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Guide to the Time Inc. Corporate Editorial Records
1944-2003 (bulk 1959-1994)
 MS 3009-RG 6

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 28, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents Note

The Corporate Editorial Records contain records from editorial staff working at the corporate level. This includes the editor-in-chief, editorial director, corporate editor, assistant corporate editor, development editor, and special assistant. These positions oversaw editorial work on all publications at Time Inc. Executive offices, including the top editorial staff, were located on the 34th floor in the Time & Life Building, and many folder titles and records reference the "34th floor" as shorthand for the corporate offices.

Records for some staff includes material from prior positions, mainly in the editorial offices of Time magazine.


Organized into five series based on hierarchy of job titles and then chronologically by office holder with general office files at the end of the job title:

Series I. Editor-in-Chief Files

Series II. Editorial Director Files

Series III. Corporate Editor Files

Series IV. Assistant Corporate Editor Files

Series V. Development Editor Files

Series VI. Special Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief Files